Pittcon 2017 in Chicago

Chemical & Engineering
Volume 95 Issue 10 | pp. 42-43 | Meetings
Issue Date: March 6, 2017
By Linda Wang

More than 17,000 attendees are expected to attend annual conference and expo on lab science

The 2017 Pittsburgh Conference & Exposition (Pittcon) will be held on March 5–9 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Pittcon’s core focus is analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy, with applications in fields including life sciences, drug discovery, food safety, nanotechnology, water and air analysis, and environmental issues.

The conference, which annually attracts more than 14,000 attendees from industry, academia, and government from 90 countries worldwide, is sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh.

As of Feb. 20, Pittcon 2017 has approximately 785 exhibitors registered to appear at more than 1,400 booths. Some 2,000 technical presentations and more than 100 short courses are planned.
All conference information, including details about registration and housing, is on the web at pittcon.org.